Fed. Circ. Affirms Toss Of Skype VoIP Patent Claims

Law360, New York (October 7, 2009, 5:19 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court's decision to dismiss patent claims against Skype Technologies SA and parent company eBay Inc. relating to uniform network technology.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Tuesday affirmed without comment the dismissal of claims brought by Peer Communications Corp. The decision came within 24 hours of the court hearing oral arguments in the case.

“We are pleased that the Federal Circuit agreed with our position and affirmed the district court's ruling,” said Emily Ward,...
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